Savings of up to £6bn a year for UK road hauliers would result from EC proposals to cut UK duties by over 50% in a bid to iron out Europe-wide tax distortions. Hauliers from low-taxation states currently have an advantage over UK truckers, who face high duties.
Harmonisation would eliminate duty differences but would cost the UK an estimated £6bn – a move likely to be fiercely contested by the Treasury.
Protests over fuel prices caused UK transport chaos in autumn 2000.
HMRC has won its tenth successive case against tax avoidance schemes promoted by NT Advisors. The Court of Appeal has ruled that NT ... read more
HMRC is continuing to ramp up the number of raids on premises it carries out as part of criminal investigations, searching 761 properties in the last year
Five million taxpayers are ow using digital personal tax accounts (PTA) as part of the making tax digital strategy, HMRC said
Since the release of HMRC’s plans for digital tax reforms, many have agreed with the call for a delay